6. How long does jicama last?

Jicama can last for up to two weeks when stored in a cool, dry place. Once it is cut, it should be stored in the refrigerator and used within a few days. I find that it doesn’t last more than two days so plan on eating it right away after you peel...

7. Can I eat the skin of jicama?

No, the skin of jicama is tough and fibrous and is not usually eaten. It should be peeled off before consuming the flesh of the vegetable.

8. Is jicama a good substitute for potatoes?

Yes, jicama can be used as a low-carb substitute for potatoes in many recipes. It has a similar texture and can be cooked in a variety of ways, including roasting, boiling, or frying.